Johannes Wilhelm Merkelbach (known as Wim; born Amsterdam, 31 October 1871, died 8 December 1922) was a Dutch photographer and cinematographer who was co-founder (together with M.H. Laddé, who was his son-in-law) of the Eerst Nederlandsch Atelier tot het vervaardigen van Films voor de Bioscoop en Cinematograaf M.H. Laddé & J.W. Merkelbach, the first Dutch film studio. In 1896 he co-directed the first Dutch fictional film Gestoorde hengelaar and later he co-directed the 1900 film Solser en Hesse.
- (in Dutch) Verhalen van vroeger Archived 2011-06-26 at the Wayback Machine, Mies Waltman
- The First Dutch Film: Gestoorde hengelaar Archived 2011-10-26 at the Wayback Machine, EYE Film Institute Netherlands
- Johannes Wilhelm Merkelbach, EYE Film Institute Netherlands Archived 2011-10-17 at the Wayback Machine
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